A Simple Way to Turn a Waste Plastic Bottle into a Broom

Here are a few simple ways on how you can make the best use of plastic bottles. Sweep the floor with the broom made from a plastic bottle and save money.

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A Simple Way to Turn a Waste Plastic Bottle into a Broom

Have you ever wondered how humans are affecting the earth’s life? They use plastics and several non-recyclable items like light bulbs and plastic wrap and cause damage to the environment. Everyone knows plastics are harmful to the environment, but still, people use plastics. 

But do you know you can help the environment by using plastic in several ways for your everyday work? For instance, you can make a pen stand and bangles from the waste bottles at your home. See more awesome ways on how you could use the waste plastic bottles

Have you ever tried DIY activities with kids at home? If not, then do you want to try? Try to create a broom from a plastic bottle and see the results. You would be surprised to know how easy it was to make a broom from a waste plastic bottle. Follow the steps below and create a bottle without spending a single penny. 

Things You Will Require to Make a Plastic Broom are:

  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Nail
  • Marker
  • Soda Bottle/ Any Plastic Bottle
  • Broomstick
  • Penknife

Steps to Follow to Make a Broom:

Source = Stillunfold

  1. Remove the label on the bottle (if any).
  2. Cut the bottom of the bottle with the help of a penknife. 
  3. Cut the neck of the bottle.
  4. With a ruler, mark the distance of 1 cm to cut the strips.
  5. Now cut the strips. (don’t cut up to the neck, keep it half)
  6. Take another bottle and cut the top of it.
  7. Repeat step 4 and cut the strips.
  8. Now fit the bottle with no neck inside the first bottle. 
  9. Fit the top over the base of the broom. 
  10. Next, drill two holes and insert the wire through the bottle and twist its ends.
  11. Take a plastic stick and insert it into the hole.
  12. Secure the broom with the nail.

Yay! Your broom is ready. 

You only have to cut the strips, assemble them, and then have to attach to a stick. Your broom is ready to sweep off the dirt. 

Watch this Video to Know the Steps in a Better Way:

Source: Irene Chang Hui Chung

Plastic is a School Fee of the Students in This Unique Indian School

Plastic bottles could be used for a creative aspect. You can also make a flashlight using a plastic bottle. Do you know other ways how you can reduce the use of plastic and could make aware people of its creative usage? People are promoting no plastic use and are putting their efforts into helping the environment. 

See how this school in India is not taking money as a fee and is accepting plastic as a school fee to transform the town. People collect waste and burn it to keep the place warm, but they do not know that it causes serious health issues to everyone. So stop the usage of plastic and recycle or reuse it in any way you can.

Final Words

A plastic bottle is the most common thing that is thrown in the garbage. Now everyone recycles it or makes something useful from it. 

And now as you know how you can use the plastic bottles, don’t throw them in the dustbin, instead, make the creative things from it. If you don’t want to make a broom, you can also create a monster for your kids from a bottle

Have you ever tried doing this kind of activity at home? How was your experience? Don’t forget to share it with us. 


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